The Stroumboulopouli

The Stroumboulopouli

The place to get the latest news on what’s coming up on #Gtonight. Find out what Canada’s boyfriend is up to. Share stories, pictures, favourite tv and radio episodes.

CBC TV & Radio shows plus HNIC

His work with Artists for Peace and Justice

UN Ambassadorship for The World Food Programme

Saturday, November 15, 2008

WCU in the week starting Nov 16


The Strombo Show is going to be a nice fresh blend of cool and hot music and interviews. It's pre-recorded for this Sunday. You can tune each Sunday on air or online from 5-8pm EST (2-5PT) on 102.1 The Edge (Toronto), 99.3 The Fox (Vancouver), Power 97 (Winnipeg), Y108 (Hamilton), and FM96 (London).


What George is doing live this Sunday night is explained in this press release.

Dr. Jane Goodall to be Honoured at

Reason for Hope Tribute Dinner

TORONTO, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - Internationally renowned primatologist,
global environmental advocate and UN Messenger of Peace
Dr. Jane Goodall
will be honoured at the "Reason for Hope" Tribute Dinner,
on Sunday, November 16 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
   The dinner is chaired by Michael Budman and Don Green,
co-founders and
co-owners of Roots Canada,
and their wives Diane Bald and Denyse Green.
Master
of ceremonies George Stroumboulopoulos
(Host of CBC's The Hour)
will be joined
by Dr. David Suzuki, the Honorary Dinner Chair.
Special guests will include
Eugene Levy, Norman Jewison,
Michael Burgess, Ken Dryden, Stew Gavin, Jeffrey
Latimer,
Ben Mulroney
and John Tory.
At the dinner, Dr. Jane Goodall will receive an honorary
degree of Doctor
of Philosophy from the University of
Haifa for her lifetime achievements as a

humanitarian, conservationist and peace activist.
These include her initiative
in founding
Roots and Shoots, a program that encourages young people
to
address environmental and humanitarian issues
in their communities.
The
program operates in more than 100 countries around
the world.
Proceeds from
the dinner will support the development of
Roots and Shoots in Canada and
Israel.
Entertainment will include a performance by the Canadian
Tenors, and the
Roots & Shoots Soul Revue
led by musical director Terence Gowan,
with vocalist
Voyce Alexander.

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In other G news as you know this past Friday 
George Stroumboulopoulos
received the
Bob Edwards
award
at a luncheon in Calgary.

Here is an interview from Nick Lewis of The Calgary Herald
as found on
City Guide Calgary on Canada.com

Congratulations to George and the crew of The Hour
from all of us here.

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on The Hour this week

Monday Nov 17th
On the show this night

Author a
nd Journalist
Mariane Pearl , widow of Daniel Pearl.
Her memoirs have been made into a film called A Mighty Heart.


also on the show country singer George Canyon.

I was researching him and I came across this video of his
called
My Name

Tuesday Nov18th
George interviews a muse Patti Boyd
As well as

American politician and activist Andrew Young
Young has received many awards during his career, including the Presidential Medal
of Freedom, America’s highest

civilian award; the Legion d’Honneur (France); and
more than 45 honorary degrees from universities such as Notre Dame, Yale,
Morehouse and Emory.


Wednesday Nov19th
Susie Essman from Curb Your Enthusiasm will be on the show.
I found this clip with Susie for your enjoyment.


The Brian Scudamore entrepreneur and CEO of 1-800-GOT JUNK ?
is also on the show.



and that's not all there is still more

Thursday Nov 20th
Hit man David Foster

and
Olympic warrior Donovan Bailey


Plus you can watch Fridays Best of the week show to catch what
you missed and
more importantly to not miss what goes on
between interviews...
Like for instance, have they done something different to
the Mile a Minute?

2 comments:

Trish said...

Muse? Patti Boyd? Or would that be the first wife of George Harrison and the wife of Eric Clapton? Just wondering .. ;)

Barbara said...

She would be both Trish. :-)